Stemwede is a municipality in the Minden-Lübbecke district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Following a recent regional reorganization, in 1973, the former districts of Dielingen-Wehdem and Levern were consolidated and the district of "Stemwede" created. The new name was chosen because for a thousand years the area along the Stemweder Berg (mountain) was popularly referred to as Stemwede.
|• Mayor||Ekkehardt Stauß (CDU)|
|• Total||165.29 km2 (63.82 sq mi)|
|Elevation||41 m (135 ft)|
|• Density||79/km2 (210/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Dialling codes||05474, 05773, 05745|
Stemwede is situated approximately 20 km north-west of Lübbecke.
Division of the townEdit
The municipality of Stemwede is divided into 3 districts (consisting of the following villages each):
- "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
- Stemwede Emigrant Database
- Official website (in German)
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